By Matikas Santos
A bill filed in the House of Representatives requiring overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to send money back to their family or dependents in the Philippines or else their passport will not be renewed has been described as a resurrected Marcos law by an international migrant workers group.
By Susan K
Why do we need to account for our spouse’s remittances? First of all, money issues are the leading cause of marital conflicts—particularly among overseas workers.
By Tina G. Santos
More organizations composed of overseas Filipinos have committed to participate in the Sept. 19 “Zero Remittance Day” to protest of the alleged misuse of pork barrel funds by several lawmakers.
A leading global money transfer company renewed its exclusive agreement with Philippine actor Robin Padilla as its brand ambassador.
First-time customers who send money to the Philippines from now until August 15 through Xoom, a leading digital money transfer provider, can schedule a free US immigration law consultation with Tancinco Law Offices, a professional law corporation based here.
By Joy Rojas
Although remittances from overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) continue to rise, with a whopping $21.4 million (about P877.4 million) sent to the country last year, all that money does not necessarily translate to a financially secure future for the Philippines’ “new heroes.”
By Susan K
After the holidays, many of our kababayan express regret over spending too much. According to Bantay OCW financial counselor Joyce “Josa” Delovieres, overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) consume a large part of their earnings on luxuries and modern gadgets.
In today’s economy, every dollar counts and convenience is critical as peoples’ lives get busier. To help address both, Western Union is now offering a “No Transfer Fee” promotion on qualifying transfers and other promotions for U.S. customers sending money online to the Philippines.
By Fatima Reyes
UK-based remittance company Xpress Money has stressed the need for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to be educated on investing their savings.
Premier online money transfer company Xoom.com has announced its partnership with the national carrier, Philippine Airlines. First-time Xoom customers who send money to the Philippines between April 10, 2012-December 31, 2012 are entitled to 2,500 bonus Mabuhay Miles.